History - Latin America - Mexico

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Murder City: Ciudad Juarez and the Gl...

Charles Bowden

Ciudad Juárez lies just across the Rio Grande from El Paso, Texas. A once-thriving border town, it now resembles a failed state. Infamously known as the place where women disappear, its murder rate exceeds that of Baghdad or Moga...

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Published: Mar 2011

The Aztecs: A Very Short Introduction...

David Carrasco

This Very Short Introduction employs the disciplines of history, religious studies, and anthropology as it illuminates the complexities of Aztec life. Readers meet a people highly skilled in sculpture, astronomy, city planning, poetry...

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Published: Dec 2011

The Mexican Revolution: A Short Histo...

Stuart Easterling

Long after its outbreak, the revolution remains the defining moment in Mexico's modern history. Yet the debate over its legacy continues to this day. In a comprehensible style, aimed at students and general readers, The Mexican Revolu...

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Published: Apr 2012

To Die in Mexico: Dispatches from Ins...

John Gibler

"Gibler is something of a revelation, having been living and writing from Mexico for a range of progressive publications only since 2006, but providing reflections, insights, and a level of understanding worthy of a veteran corre...

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Published: Jun 2011

The Mexican Revolution: A Very Short ...

Alan Knight

The Mexican Revolution defined the sociopolitical experience of those living in Mexico in the twentieth century. Its subsequent legacy has provoked debate between those who interpret the ongoing myth of the Revolution and those who ad...

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Published: Apr 2016

Discovering Paquime

Paul E. Minnis

In the mid-1560s Spanish explorers marched northward through Mexico to the farthest northern reaches of the Spanish empire in Latin America. They beheld an impressive site known as Casas Grandes in the Mexican state of Chihuahua. Row ...

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Published: Sep 2016

Voices of the Undocumented

Val Rosenfeld

America is in the midst of a daily debate about the issue of undocumented workers. It seems that every day there is another controversy about immigration in the news. Most Americans read these articles and look upon the undocumente...

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Published: Oct 2015

Zapatista Spring: Anatomy of a Rebel ...

Ramor Ryan

Eight volunteers converge to help campesinos build a water system in Chiapas—a strategy to bolster the Zapatista insurgency by helping locals to assert their autonomy. Outsiders question the movement they've come so far to supportâ€...

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Published: Sep 2011
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